Israel Boy and Girl Scouts Federation
Number of Girl Guides/Girl Scouts in 2016
Girls & Boys
The following are component associations of the Israeli Boy Scout and Girl Guide Association.
- The Israel Arab Muslim Boy and Girl Scouts (IAMBGS)
- The Israel Druze Boy and Girl Scout Association (IDBGSA)
- The Israel Greek Orthodox Boy and Girl Scouts (OSA)
- The Israel Arab School Boy and Girl Scouts (IASBGS)
- The Hebrew Boy and Girl Scout Association (HBGSA)
- The Israel Arab Catholic Boy and Girl Scouts (IACBGS)
Development of the Movement
The Israel Boy and Girl Scouts Federation is composed of six component Associations.
Scouting is Israel in much older than the State of Israel itself. It dates back to 1919 when Scouts visited Palestine and encouraged other interested people to form a Scout Association.